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: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader. Philip Whiteway)
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
The Jackie Brown Quartet Ronnie Aldrich at the piano Leslie Baker and his violin
Jack Emblow and his accordion
At 6.45 on 1,500 m.
Shipping Forecast
Weather and News Summary at 7.30

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Unknown: Jackie Brown
Unknown: Ronnie Aldrich
Piano: Leslie Baker
Violin: Jack Emblow

: MELODY ON THE MOVE

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon ) Conducted by Jack Coles
Weather and News Summary at 8.30

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: Jack Coles

: The Weather

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Edmundo Ros '
Introduces your request records
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Introduces: Edmundo Ros

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: Music for Dancing

Requests from overseas listeners played by Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
Introduced by Victor Silvester
Presented by David Miller
(BBC General Overseas Service production)

Contributors

Played By: Victor Silvester
Introduced By: Victor Silvester
Presented By: David Miller

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: MORNING STORY

From Scotland
' The Wee Wedding ' by Crauford Dunlop
Read by Eric Wightman

Contributors

Read By: Eric Wightman

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Jonquil Antony

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony

: News Summary IRISH RHYTHMS

played by the Light Orchestra
(Leader, David Adams )
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Leader: David Adams
Conductor: David Curry

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Rene Soames (tenor)
Introduced by Ivan Samson M.C. , Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Tenor: Rene Soames
Introduced By: Ivan Samson M.C.
Introduced By: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Eric Arden

: News Summary MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Max Geldray
June and Alan Macey
Bruce Trent
Jon Pertwee
Introduced by Mike Hall
Produced by Bill Gates

Contributors

Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Conductor: Max Geldray
Conductor: Alan MacEy
Unknown: Bruce Trent
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Introduced By: Mike Hall
Produced By: Bill Gates

: MAKE WAY FOR MUSIC

Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra with Rosemary Squires
Norman George , and Jimmy Leach
Introduced by Roger Moffat
From the VHF Exhibition in Middlesbrough
(Rosemary Squires is appearing at the Royal Restaurant, Liverpool)
News Summary at 1.30
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown: Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown: Rosemary Squires
Unknown: Norman George
Unknown: Jimmy Leach
Introduced By: Roger Moffat
Unknown: Rosemary Squires

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five Today's story: 'Jonathan's Pastry' by Mary Cockett , told by Julia Lang

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Cockett
Told By: Julia Lang

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including
Reviews: including Audrey Rus sell on women's magazines; a blind listener about sound radio; and Pearl Binder on the London fashion collections
Hodge-Podge or Hot-Pot?: Dora Taylor discovers the difference
Reading Your Letters
My Home Town: a mosaic of memories
Serial: The Curate's Wife' by E. H . Young
Abridged by Becky Cocking
Read by Gladys Young
The sixth of eleven instalments
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Unknown: Audrey Rus
Unknown: Dora Taylor
Unknown: E. H . Young
Abridged By: Becky Cocking
Read By: Gladys Young
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: PARK AND DARE WORKMEN'S BAND

Conductor, Harry Nuttall with David Buchan (piano)
News Summary at 3.30

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Nuttall
Piano: David Buchan

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Reg Pursglove and the Albany Strings

Contributors

Unknown: Reg Pursglove

: News Summary MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings In the life of her family
Script by Jonquil Antony

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony

: THE MELODIES LINGER ON

Recalling highlights of the theatre and film world with the London Theatre Orchestra
Conducted by James Lockhart who also introduces the programme
The programme includes:
Overture: Die Fledermaus (Johann Strauss ); and a selection from Brigadoon (Loewe) and a show time request from you
Produced by John Tylee

Contributors

Conducted By: James Lockhart
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Produced By: John Tylee

: News Summary ROUNDABOUT

News, views, and music
Friday edition
Introduced by Richard Murdoch who invites you to listen to the brightest and best of records
Rove Around with Stephen Grenfell
Garden with Fred Yule
Look at Life with Charmian Innea and Lend an Ear to Malcolm Lockyer at the piano on and off the Hit Parade
6.29 Weather and News Headlines followed by Tonight's Topic
Paul Fenoulhet
Introduces and conducts the BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Produced by Bill Worsley
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Stephen Grenfell
Unknown: Fred Yule
Unknown: Charmian Innea
Unknown: Malcolm Lockyer
Introduces: Paul Fenoulhet
Leader: John Jezard
Produced By: Bill Worsley

: The Archers

A story of country folk

Contributors

Written By: Geoffrey Webb
Written By: Edward J. Mason
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley
Produced By: Tony Shryane

: RADIO NEWSREEL

: SPORT

Clifford Webb on tomorrow's fixtures

Contributors

Unknown: Clifford Webb

: News Summary Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray Jon Pertwee join in ' THE NAVY LARK'

by Laurie Wyman
A weekly and surely fictitious account of events in a naval detachment only loosely connected with the Senior Service. with Michael Bates , June
Tobin Ronnie Barker and Tenniel Evans
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie Wyman
Unknown: Michael Bates
Unknown: Tobin Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Tenniel Evans
Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston
Lieut Murray, the No 1: Stephen Murray
Chief Petty Officer Pertwee: Jon Pertwee
Sub-Lieut Phillips: Leslie Phillips
Commander Povey: Richard Caldicot
Heather: Heather Chasen

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor
Laldman Browne , Pat Coombs
Script by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Laldman Browne
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Script By: Bernard Botting
Script By: Charles Hart
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont

: News Summary ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by John Arlott
Gerald Nabarro , M.P.
Emanuel Shinwell , M.P.
E. J. Richards
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Arranged by Michael Bowen from R.A.F. Station
Compton Bassett , Wiltshire
Repeated on Tuesday at 1.10 (Home) Listeners' views for use in ' Any Answers? * should be addressed to the BBC, Bristol, marked ' Any Answers? '. to arrive on Monday

Contributors

Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Gerald Nabarro
Unknown: Emanuel Shinwell
Unknown: E. J. Richards
Arranged By: Michael Bowen
Unknown: Compton Bassett

: FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT

Radio's Hall of melody and song featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Band of the Scots Guards
Conducted by Lieut. J. H. Howe
Director of Music.
BBC Studio Choir
Conducted by Alan G. Melville and James Milligan
Introduced by Robin Boyle Produced by James Dufour
Staged at the Camden Theatre, London
Tickets may be obtained on application to [address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Conducted By: Alan G. Melville
Conducted By: James Milligan
Introduced By: Robin Boyle
Produced By: James Dufour

: NEWS

: THE MONTE CARLO RALLY

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: TIME FOR OLD TIME!

invites you to listen to
Sidney Bowman and his Orchestra in a programme of Old Time dance music
Introduced by Bryan Johnson
Master of Ceremonies,
Stanley Wilson
Presented by Rex Burrows

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Bowman
Introduced By: Bryan Johnson
Unknown: Stanley Wilson
Presented By: Rex Burrows

: News Summary LIGHTS OUT

Music for the late evening played by Sidney Sax with the Harlequins

Contributors

Played By: Sidney Sax

: LATE NEWS

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.








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